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Jan 23, 2024 / Recruiting

HWI’s FIRE (Focused Intense Rotational Education) Program was created to strengthen our talent by providing opportunities to contribute across business and operations disciplines at HWI, A member of Calderys. Candidates will gain first-hand experience across a broad range of functions and departments. Our program provides promising new technically-oriented graduates with challenging developmental assignments designed to quickly build new skills and contribute to the organization. Members of the program will take part in complex projects, receive on-the-job training, learn our business, and build their network throughout our organization.

Our team is excited to announce our upcoming recruiting schedule, and we encourage you to check out the opportunities, reach out for more information, and find your future in refractories!


January 29, 2024The Ohio State University2024 Society of Women Engineers Career Fair (Virtual)

January 31, 2024Colorado School of MinesSpring 2024 Career Days

February 1, 2024West Virginia UniversitySTEM Career and Internship Fair

February 6, 2024Pennsylvania State University – Information Session (Virtual)

February 13, 2024University of PittsburghSpring 2024 Career & Internship Fair: Engineering

February 13, 2024University of AlabamaSpring 2024 Career Fair

February 20, 2024Missouri University of Science & TechnologyMissouri S&T Spring 2024 Career Fair

February 22, 2024University of MissouriSpring 2024 Mizzou Engineering Career FairĀ 


We continue to plan and evaluate where we can meet more potential candidates for this exciting opportunity. As we work with more universities and plan more information sessions, we encourage you to check back often for updates to our recruiting schedule.

To see other open opportunities throughout the company, click here.

About HWI, A member of Calderys

HWI is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the United States, with a history that spans more than 150 years. It is part of Calderys and is the brand for the Americas region of the Group. HWI counts 25 manufacturing sites and 20 distribution centers in the Americas, as well as the largest refractory industry research facility in North America. Serving virtually every major industry that requires refractory solutions to enhance production and protect assets, HWI is consistently recognized for its talented experts, industry firsts, and intensely driven excellence.

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